Hans Asperger, bottom right, with the staff of the Vienna Children’s Hospital, 1933
The story of how one woman, in her sixties, discovered a secret which lay beneath the ground of an old Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Ireland. Standing up to the state, church and local opposition, she doggedly went on until she found out the truth. It is a moving and shocking story which sparked headlines around the world (in weekly podcasts).
Volume 11, Issue 1, June 2018, Page 113-115
Savage and Ayers offer a narrative history of the strike that weaves together threads about organizer Mother Jones, the United Mine Workers union, politicians, coal companies, and Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency guards with the experiences of everyday men and women. The result is a compelling and in-depth treatment that brings to light an unjustly neglected—and notably violent—chapter of labor history.
A former miner, disabled when a roof caved in, is wheeled down the street by his daughter in Rhodell, West Virginia. He waited eighteen years for his worker’s compensation from the accident, 1974.
No Country for Women is a new landmark television two part documentary series which explores Irish women’s lives since achieving the vote 100 years ago.
The scene in Bethlem asylum, London, in William Hogarth’s 1735 A Rake’s Progress.